noun jim·my \ˈji-mē\

: a short metal bar used to force things open or as a lever

plural jimmies

Full Definition of JIMMY

:  a short crowbar

Examples of JIMMY

  1. The burglar used a jimmy to open the window.

Origin of JIMMY

from the name Jimmy
First Known Use: 1848

Rhymes with JIMMY



: to force (something, such as a lock, door, or window) open with a metal bar or a similar tool


Full Definition of JIMMY

transitive verb
:  to force open with or as if with a jimmy <the burglar jimmied a window>

Examples of JIMMY

  1. <let's try to jimmy the door lock with my credit card>

First Known Use of JIMMY


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Rhymes with JIMMY

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verb jim·my \ˈji-mē\

Definition of JIMMY for Kids

:  to force open with or as if with a short crowbar


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